We have been in a lot of countries, especially during winter time and we must say there are a lot of Xmas markets which are awesome and you must visit.
If you are planning your Christimas tours in Europe here you will find our best travel guide for the best Xmas holidays in Europe.
Most of the people are asking what is the best country to visit during Christmas or where is the best place to spend Christmas in Europe.
In this case, we can’t really say which one is our best place for Christmas tours in Europe as all the city have their own magic.
London – London Bridge Christmas Market, Southbank and Covent Garden
Who doesn’t know London Xmas markets? The big city is known by everyone for the special lights and Xmas markets. We have been living in the UK for almost three years and we always love the Christmas time here. It is special.
If you have never been to London this is your great opportunity for your Christmas tours in Europe.
Here in London when Xmas is approaching the Winter Wonderland is opening, it is a huge theme park, with a lot of Christmas markets, ice skating and even rides.
The best Christmas Market in London is absolutely the Winter village in Southbank, but all the area surrounding the riverside, between the Tower of London and The London Eye is amazing. All is shining and give to London another glare.
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Walking thought Southbank centre or Covent Garden make you feel Christmas.
The last one is amazing with the event all the period length. It is easy to find Christmas Carol Singers, especially at the weekend.
If you want a more traditional market, go for London Bridge Market, open all year with a huge range of products from all over the World. Planning to be the 24 with bubbles and nice food to celebrate the Christmas in style.
Brussels – Best Christmas Markets in Belgium
The best Christmas markets in Belgium are in Brussels. We have been last year and we fall in love of the city and for the magic light surrounded in the city centre.
You know which one is the best part? Every hour in the old town hall, all the building around start to flash colours and to play music. It is the welcome to the tourists in the Belgium Capital.
The most famous Christmas Market in Brussels is around Grand-Place and the Bourse, the Place de la Monnaie, the Place Sainte-Catherine and the Marché aux Poisson. You cannot miss this amazing market, in the end, there is a big old wheel. This market is run from November to the beginning of January.
Berlin – Berlin Christmas market breaks
Berlin’s Christmas markets reflect its status as the nation’s capital and as its largest city. It boasts a wide variety of locations dotted around the city as well as different styles of the market.
There are more than 60 markets that open towards the end of November and, in some cases, don’t close until the end of December.
There are small markets for the local communities in the city, trendy designer markets and ‘alternative’ markets.
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Vienna – Austria Christmas market
The Viennese Christmas Market in front of the City Hall is an unforgettable highlight for those eager to get into the spirit of the season.
Inside the City Hall on the ground floor, there is an area dedicated to children, where they can learn how to make Christmas cookies or candles.
You can also listen to international choirs singing carols with free entrance on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
You can’t miss this location on your Christmas tours in Europe. The traditional festive sensations in Vienna is so magic and, for sure, you will love those markets in front of the City Hall.
Budapest – Budapest Xmas Markets
Budapest was one of the city we fall in love. Apart from the most beautiful spa’s, the Hungarian capital is it famous for the best Xmas markets.
The most famous and popular Christmas market in Budapest is the fair located at Vörösmarty Tér (Vörösmarty square).
This is located in the heart of Budapest, at the end stop of the yellow metro line sharing the name of the square, and at the end of the shopping street of Budapest, Váci Utca.
Napoli – The magic markets of the south of Italy
Napoli is where home is, and we must say that during the Christmas period this city is becoming something really special which we can’t really describe.
What is really famous in Napoli is San Gregorio Armeno where the “Presepe” takes place. In Napoli we love traditions and this is one of those.
During Christmas time all the people from the world are waiting to see this amazing street really famous in Napoli.
Salerno – The best lights of the South of Italy
Each year during the Christmas holidays, the city of Salerno organizes its unique Le Luci d’Artista event with light shows and installations along the streets and public squares, creating a magical atmosphere and attracting thousands of visitors.
This needs to be in your list of the Christmas tours in Europe. Salerno is a really magic city and you will understand why.
This year the lights will be up from the 4th of November till 22nd of January. In Italy, especially the south the Xmas period is finishing the 6th of January when the “Befana” is coming with the last present.
Prague – Christmas tours in Europe
Christmas markets are a key ingredient of the festive magic in the Czech Republic, and the Prague markets are the most impressive in the country.
They light up the city, bringing locals and tourists together in a true ‘winter wonderland’ setting. Also, the Old Town Square Christmas market is the prettiest and busiest one in Prague.
The market is dominated by a Christmas tree, which is adorned with hundreds of lights.
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